- Location: England – Middlesex – Osterley
- Employee status: Permanent
- Closing date: 04-08-2017
- Reference number: 37130
Think innovation. Think Sky, a FTSE TOP 30 and the UK’s favourite triple play provider– TV, broadband and telephony. Now in over 10 million households we entertain, excite and inspire customers with the combination of great content and great innovation. This is the driving force behind our growth as we strive to be the UK’s no. 1 choice in sport, entertainment and communications.
Sky Sports has changed the face of sport in the UK over the last 25 years and has dramatically expanded the quantity, quality, depth and variety of top-class live sport and in depth coverage across all of our platforms. We’re proud to be a company of firsts, and Sky Sports has had a major impact on how sport is covered. On TV, pioneering new techniques such as HD, 3D, interactivity, steady-cam and super-slo-mo which are now industry standard. Through our experts and support programmes, we’ve brought a new level of commentary and analysis, enhancing understanding and enjoyment. On our digital platforms we are the number 1 destination for sports fans in the UK. With an ever-increasing audience on mobile devices
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky+HD premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a range of other benefits to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings too.
Your Key Responsibilities
You will act as guardian of all video content on the Sky Sports Platforms. This is a key role that will help to ensure Sky Sports remains the destination of choice for sports fans, creates revenue opportunities and continues to add value to the Sky Sports subscription.
You will be responsible for imagery, headlines, synopsis and final publish of video on all Sky Sports digital platforms www.skysports.com, Sky Sports Mobile applications, Sky Sports for iPad and Sky Q), Sky Go and third party distribution channels.
You will also check and revise media content where necessary to tight deadlines ensuring output is presented to the highest possible standards.
Help curate the video display pages of the SSDM platforms, with emphasis on promoting valued content
Collaborate with multiple areas of Sky Sports to ensure we are producing aligned content that showcases the best of Sky Sports, and maintain good knowledge of current sporting issues while supporting your line manager and the rest of the team.
We are ultimately looking for someone who is highly motivated and creative and able to embrace technology and change with a demonstrable passion and knowledge for Sport, in particular Football. General knowledge of content management systems and digital publishing
You have solid writing skills with a strong understanding of grammar and journalist principles with a general understanding of video editing equipment and its functions alongside an awareness of audience behaviour and emerging technology and platforms.
An established collaborative team player who is thorough, adaptable and organised in their work, with a clear understanding of the wider Sky Sports business including Now TV, SkyBet and the Social Platforms.
You are able to demonstrate working to tight deadlines and the ability to prioritise workload along with a calm detailed and methodical approach.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today
Happy to talk flexible working
It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.
If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.